Salsepareille

detail of the leaves and clusters of fruits of sarsaparilla, Smilax aspera

Smilax aspera

Sarsaparilla (Wikipedia)

Sarsaparilla often refers to the sarsaparilla soft drink, made from Smilax plants.

Sarsaparilla may also refer to:

Sarsaparilla (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • sarsparilla, sasaparilla, sasparilla

Etymology

From Spanish zarzaparrilla. The first element may ultimately derive from Basque; see Spanish zarza (blackberry bush) for more.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌsɑːspəˈɹɪlə/
  • (Northern England) IPA(key): /ˌsaspəˈɹɛlə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌsæspəˈɹɪlə/

Noun

sarsaparilla (countable and uncountable, plural sarsaparillas

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